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Team Champions’ Dean Mascarenhas claimed victory in the opening round of the Indian National Rally Championship, while factory Mahindra driver Gaurav Gill put on a charging display to claim the final spot on the podium.
JK Tyre will return to the Indian National Rally Championship with a factory team spearheaded by three-time Asia Pacific Rally Champion Gaurav Gill.
India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki says it abruptly quit Indian motorsport in the middle of 2018 because its rallying initiatives had “more or less served” its purpose.
Factory Mahindra driver Gaurav Gill says Maruti Suzuki should see cross-country rallying as more than a “competition to win”, following the manufacturer’s abrupt exit from Indian motorsports.
Sherco TVS ace Adrien Metge says Indian cross-country rallies need to ramp up security around their events before they can consider replacing GPS devices with roadbooks.
TVS Racing rider Adrien Metge led the Desert Storm rally from start to finish to take an emphatic five-minute victory over Hero MotoSports rival CS Santosh.
Factory Mahindra driver Gaurav Gill has dropped out of contention in Desert Storm after losing over an hour in the penultimate leg due to a technical issue.
FMSCI has unveiled a six-round calendar for the 2019 Indian National Rally Championship, the first to be held by new promoter Champions Yacht Club.
Younus Ilyas emerged victorious in the curtain-raising round of the Indian National Rally Championship in Bengaluru after staving off a late challenge from chief rival Dean Mascarenhas.
Sirish Vissa says beating the factory Mahindra team with customer-entered Polo cars is a big driving force for Volkswagen Motorsport India.
Volkswagen Motorsport will “evaluate” further factory entries in the Indian National Rally Championship with the Polo R2, but is unable to commit to anything at present.
Karna Kadur moved into the lead of the Chikmagalur round of the Indian National Rally Championship after overnight leader Gaurav Gill suffered an unfortunate retirement in the final stage of Saturday.
Mahindra Adventure’s Amittrajit Ghosh claimed his first victory of the 2018 Indian National Rally Championship season in Rally of Arunachal after long-time leader Gaurav Gill suffered a shock late retirement.
India’s domestic motorsport calendar isn’t the most packed in the world. Far from it. Yet we somehow still manage to have date clashes between major races and rallies.
Team Polaris’ Arindam Saikia and TVS Racing rider R Nataraj were crowned champions in their respective categories of Raid de Himalaya following the conclusion of the final leg on Saturday.